What Are the Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving?
August 9, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury,Uber/Lyft Accidents
As drivers, we have the responsibility to operate our vehicles safely while we are on the road. We may know not to get behind the wheel while intoxicated, but there is another dangerous and all-too-common driving behavior that many people engage in called distracted driving. Whether a driver is texting or applying makeup, any behavior… read more
I Was Hit by an Uber… Now What?
July 24, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Uber/Lyft Accidents
Ridesharing is a popular form of transportation today, with companies Uber and Lyft leading the pack. However, like all vehicles, Uber and Lyft drivers are not exempt from getting into an accident. If an Uber or Lyft driver hit you while driving, you may suffer injuries and other damages you could collect compensation for in… read more
What to Do After a Work Injury
July 12, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Collecting compensation after a workplace injury in Washington can be a complicated process. While your injury or illness may vary based on the type of work you do, filing a claim with the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will help you obtain compensation to recover from your damages. Following these steps with the… read more
What is Washington State Dog Bite Law?
June 7, 2019 | Accidents,Personal Injury
Like many places in Washington today, Seattle is becoming more and more dog-friendly. Businesses like restaurants and hotels – really virtually anyplace their owners patronize – now welcome dogs with open arms. While it’s great the modern world has become more friendly to our canine companions, there are risks involved with bringing people and dogs… read more
The Most Common Birth Injuries
May 20, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
When you imagine the birth of your baby, you likely envision mild labor followed by an uneventful delivery, resulting in a healthy, happy baby. While many parents experience anxiety before a child’s birth regarding previously unknown birth defects and complications, a rarely discussed phenomenon causes a surprisingly large amount of newborn injuries. Birth injuries, or… read more
The Top 10 Most Common Prescription Drug Errors
May 7, 2019 | Accidents,Medical malpractice,Personal Injury
Pharmaceutical drugs exist to promote a variety of positive health outcomes, such as a reduction in symptoms, pain management, lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, and more. However, if not taken correctly, instead of having the desired positive effects, prescription medications can cause injuries. Injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but all present a… read more
Do I Have to File a Police Report After a Minor Accident in Seattle?
March 27, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents
If you are in a car accident in Washington state, you may wonder what your obligations for filing a police report are. If the accident was very minor, such as a fender bender, you may think that filing a police report is unnecessary. However, you should file a police report in every car accident, no… read more
Is Washington a No-Fault State for Car Accidents?
February 11, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
Individuals experiencing a car accident in Washington state often find themselves wondering who was responsible for the accident. After all, determining fault for an accident will eventually determine responsibility for damages incurred as the result of the accident, such as medical bills, missed wages, and emotional distress. How does Washington determine fault in a car… read more
Car Insurance Claims Process
February 2, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Insurance,Personal Injury
If you have suffered injuries in a car accident in Seattle, you will need to file a claim with the insurance company to receive compensation. You will then undergo the claims process to reach a settlement for your accident. Different insurance companies have different processes to settle a claim. An experienced Seattle car accident attorney… read more
My Spouse Died in a Trucking Accident. What Are My Rights?
January 13, 2019 | Accidents,Car Accidents,Personal Injury
If you lost your spouse in a trucking accident, you may still be struggling with the aftermath of his or her death. You may suffer from severe losses, both economic and noneconomic, and struggle to recover. Under Washington law, you can work with a Seattle truck accident lawyer to file a wrongful death lawsuit against… read more